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? hendrick: once upon a time, this was our image of american preschool education. everybody looked the same. everybody acted the same. everybody was expected to learn in the same way. woman: go, guys, go! hendrick: but times have changed. now we live in a diverse, multicultural, multiethnic world. and as teachers, we have a tremendous responsibility to not only teach multiculturally but, whenever we can, to practice it in our own classroom. i'm joanne hendrick, author of the whole child and your guide to this video series. in this program, we're going to look at the ways in which we can help by providing, when we can, multicultural and non-sexist education for the children in our care. we'll see children and teachers in action from a number of early childhood programs, family daycare homes, head start, university-based schools, and private infant centers and preschools. we'll hear teachers discuss some of the typical problems they face and their solutions when trying to create a respectful, open environment for all their children and families. children like to feel good about themselves. th
funding for crossroads cafe was provided in part... by the departments of education of the states of... california florida, illinois... and new york. and by the united states department of education... and the united states immigration and naturalization service. - i don't understand this. - what's the problem mr. brashov ? - this whole week business has been terrible. - maybe we should advertise. i could make a big sign for the front of the restaurant. we could have flashing lights, lots of color. i'm sure it will attract a lot of attention. and probably get us thrown out of the neighborhood. maybe we just need to make the menu a little more exciting. i bought some chili peppers at a vegetable market last weekend. i'm going to put them in tomorrow's chicken special. well, thanks for the warning. i'll be sure to put extra ice water at all the tables. i bet the customers will love it. well, if nothing else, it'll clear out their sinuses. thank you, rosa. that sounds delicious. so what did you do this weekend, mr. brashov ? well, on saturday
child immediately confronts three basic needs -- food, shelter and education. in the beginning, these needs are met at home. but in industrial societies, that soon changes. teacher: times three... we educate our children in schools. how would you read this number ? 21,000. you're getting these two a little mixed up from the example before. we earn our daily bread in offices, and we buy it in markets. but in many cultures, the household is still the most basic unit of society, where people spend most of their days, producing what they need to live and teaching their children their values and culture. anthropologist richard wilk. a household is an activity group. it's a group of people who work together, who consume together, who take part in all the activities of everyday life. it's a unit of people cooperating and sharing -- putting money together, putting work together, taking care of children, living under a single roof. keach: what makes households so different from culture to culture ? archaeologists are looking for patterns in the past. their search takes us back to a time
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major fear, as you heard at the time-- "do i need surgery?" so i want to educate them. i don't want to say, "honey, you're going to be fine. take my medicine and go." but yet she's the type of patient, i think if i said that, she would have been fine. i think there are some patients who do well with a doctor who makes an assessment fully in their own mind, makes a decision, informs the patient what's best for them, gives them the prescription, and the visit is over. there are other patients where that just isn't going to work because they won't take the medication if they haven't been told more what's going on, the reasons why, the possible side effects and risks of medication, and their other choices, and the possible outcomes of those choices. another pothole is there are some systematic errors that we make in judging one alternative versus another, one treatment versus another, for example. one product versus another. and so we need to be alert to ways that we can circumvent these errors in judgment, ways, for example, that we can interpret the kinds of words that physicians use
are neither white nor middle class, nor well educated. that maybe true of bahai's; i am white and it could be said i am middle class. but i couldn't be said to be the typical bahai either in this country or anywhere in the world. the bahai faith is a world wide religion and in fact, according to the encyclopedia britannica year book of 1988, it's the second most widely spread religion in the world after christianity. it is established in more countries and territories of the world and has a significant following in those areas than any religion other than christianity. if you go to the country with the largest bahai population that is india with over 1.5 million bahai's at this date. so there is quite a diversity there. all bahai houses of worship have nine sides; the house of worship here in wilmette is the oldest existing bahai house of worship. it has nine sides for some very simple reasons; they are not complicated at all or convoluted. the number nine is the largest number before numbers repeat therefore it is a symbol of culmination or unity. also in arabic and in persian words have
a warming center but it's also a center for people looking for education, and training, and employment and where they can get basic health services that are provided by doctors, organizations and hospitals and so on. and then there was a time, when various hospitals would provide the laundry, they would take care of the sheets and the towels. and what-- >> what i think we're seeing with that is-- i hacken back to cecily williams if you can remember him. back there that with religions you have the necessity of doctrines, and myths, and these elements, and dimensions that we've looked at, but you have to care about human beings. i think that's what you are hitting on here you have to take care of those basic human needs and have compassion for people because that's the instinct in religion, how often we don't see it-- >> she is also pointing out that it is inter-faith-- we have an inter-faith council-- it does pass. which is the church of the future maybe? >> some how as dr. moore say's we've got to break that down. yes, ron. >> pin, when you got pinned here-- [laughter] >> i really had
smith was a dishwasher and after submitting the film to the american educational film festival in 1977 that got him first prize. steve then advanced to the status of a taxi driver. yeah, yeah, the arts, the arts. very rewarding, gang. why is it mommy and daddy get disappointed when you say you wanna be an art major, right? with the prices of housing going up, you say, you wanna be an art major, huh? on the film, we saw where time seemed to be different for people traveling and time was different for people at rest. it turned out the speed of travel for that particular case where we go from 2 hours to 2 1/2 hours was 60% the speed of light. you saw the film that kinda got into all the stuff about counting flashes, counting flashes and all that sort of things. would you like to see that nice and succinct so there's no question? so when you look at what i'm gonna put on the board, boom, it all makes sense? time dilation comes alive. would you like to see that? i can do that for you right on that empty part of the board. would you like to see it? never mind the talk, never mind the rhetori
to agritourism to get people to come out and enjoy the farm, see what goes on in agriculture. ag-education is a big thing on farms these days to let people know where their food comes from and how it gets to their table so they can enjoy it. >> also enjoying the food that makes the delta famous is one of the sacramento area's most respected chefs patrick mulvaney. his restaurant mulvaney's business and loan has become a popular hangout for folks hoping to take advantage of mulvaney's culinary consciousness. the more seasonal and local, the better. >> our restaurant is a little different than most other restaurants because our menu changes every day. and for me, instead of, yes, it is a challenge, but rather than thinking of it as it's a challenge in a good sense, because it's what i wake up every day to do. i wake up to say, "what's new today, and what are we going to use? what's coming in the front door, and how are we going to make people in the dining room happy with it?" >> originally from the east coast, patrick says it's fun to work on the west coast where every month brings about mo
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